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Hirsh: Braves' Wood a key cog after injuries
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Former Georgia Bulldogs pitcher Alex Wood could become a crucial component of the Atlanta Braves pitching staff after injuries to Brandon Beachy and Kris Medlen this spring. - photo by MCT
What always impressed me the most about Tom Glavine — more than his ability to paint the corners, outsmart hitters or thrive under pressure — was his demeanor on the mound. My father pointed this out to me on a Sunday afternoon back in the 90s, when Skip Caray, Pete Van Wieren and Joe Simpson were calling games for TBS as Glavine was having one of the worst outings of his career.